Eucalyptus Branches

As someone who grew up in Australia, where I would literally trip over eucalyptus branches on my way to school, paying actual money for them makes me feel like I am the target of a practical joke. So it’s taken me a moment to accept that they’re pretty excellent value when it comes to decorating. For less than $5, you can get a willowy tuft of tall (height = elegance, no?) and exceptionally robust greenery that plays well with any color palette. As an added bonus, it’ll make your house smell like a pilates studio (in the spa-slash-fitness-boutique way, not in the foot way). Eucalyptus also dries beautifully, which brings me to my next tip...

[Photo via @countryrusticliving]

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